How to care for your guinea pig

Owning a guinea pig can be very rewarding, but it’s a big responsibility that requires long-term commitment as they can live up to eight years of age. Not sure how to go about caring for your very first furry friend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Anal gland expression in dogs: Everything you need to know

Most people do not pay special attention to their dog’s anal glands until there’s a problem with it. These glands—when left unexpressed—can cause not just a funky smell, but a lot of discomfort to your dog too. Read on to find out more about when you should express Fido’s anal glands, and how you should go about doing it.

Common myths about shelter dogs debunked

Often, people are reluctant to adopt shelter dogs because of certain misconceptions about them. Let’s take a look at some of these common myths and try to separate fact from fiction.

Why do some dogs keep bringing their bones back to us?

There are two kinds of dogs in this world: the ones that will scurry off to chew their bones, and the ones that bring their bones to you. If your dog is the latter kind, read on to find out the reasons behind this bizarre habit of his!

Understanding your female dog’s heat cycle

Similar to how women have menstrual cycles, your furry little “girl” will begin to have a heat cycle once she is sexually mature. Female dogs periodically go in heat—a stage in the cycle known as oestrus. However, canines do not experience periods quite the same way we do, so read on to find out more.

How to bathe your cat (and stay safe while doing so!)

Not all paw-rents are blessed with cats that enjoy (or tolerate) showers, so it can be quite a chore when it comes to bath time with Puss. Instead of feeling like you’re going to war each time your feline needs a wash, follow these tips to ensure both you and your cat have a safe and happy experience.

Why do dogs hump?

A fun day at the park can quickly turn into an embarrassing one if your dog has the tendency to mount himself on others for a quick hump. The angry glares from other paw-rents is enough to make our cheeks flush! Read on to find out more about why dogs hump and what you can do to stop this habit.

Reasons why dogs lose their appetite

When your dog loses its appetite, it’s only natural to worry and wonder why. Many times, it is due to underlying health reasons that need medical attention immediately. Read on to find out more about what the possible reasons are, and what you can do to help.

Pet aromatherapy: All you need to know

Aromatherapy can benefit your dog too—especially when it comes to reducing anxiety and putting it in a good mood. Read on for more reasons to try scent remedies, and how you should go about it. Plus, safety precautions to take note of!

Leptospirosis in dogs: What you need to know

What is Leptospirosis and how does this bacterial infection affect dogs? Find out all about this infectious disease, including its background, symptoms, and how you can prevent it from spreading.